drawbridge

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

draw·bridge

noun \-ˌbrij\

: a bridge that can be raised up so that people cannot cross it or so that boats can pass under it

Full Definition of DRAWBRIDGE

:  a bridge made to be raised up, let down, or drawn aside so as to permit or hinder passage — see castle illustration

Illustration of DRAWBRIDGE

First Known Use of DRAWBRIDGE

14th century

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: drawcard
Previous Word in the Dictionary: drawboy
All Words Near: drawbridge

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up drawbridge? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More